Carol Browning, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science

Phone: (417) 873-7268
Office: Springfield Hall 105
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Dr. Carol Browning teaches mathematics and computer science. She came to Drury in 1995 to chair the mathematics department and institute a computer science program. Her research interests include semi-group theory, automated planning, and the application of Moore Method to teaching undergraduate mathematics and computer science. From this research, she has published five books and numerous articles.

From 1987 to 1995, Dr. Browning worked for the California Institute of Technology at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Her assignments there included research in spatial planning in telerobotics, research in artificial intelligence applications to sequence automation, science planning for the Ulysses encounter with Jupiter, software systems engineering for the SIR-C shuttle mission, and flight software testing for the Cassini RADAR instrument.

B.A., Mathematics, Drury College, 1978
M.A., Mathematics, Indiana University, 1981
M.S., Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 1987
Ph.D., Mathematics, Louisiana State University, 1986

Drury University faculty member since 1995
Professor since 2010